Jitendra Joshi

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Jitendra Joshi
Jitendra Joshi.jpg
Born Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Other names Jitu
Occupation Actor

Jitendra Joshi is a Marathi theater, movie actor and reality show host.[1][2] He is versatile actor who has played hero, side hero, comic role as well as villain.

Jitendra Joshi who is also a good writer and the famous song "Kombdi Palali.." written by him and music was composed by Ajay Atul. Same music directors further given "Chikni Chameli...." wherein the music was based on "Kombdi Palali.."

In 2011, he hosted Marathi Paaul Padte Pudhe, a talent reality show on the Zee Marathi.[3][4] In 2016, he co-starred in the critically acclaimed dramedy Ventilator (2016) and garnered praise for his performance.


He played many important roles in Marathi as well as in Hindi. In Marathi he played title role of Sant Tukaram in Tukaram (film released in 2012), a comic role in Guldasta. Not only as a hero, but he has also appeared as Sai a villain character in film Duniyadari(2013).[5] In 2016, he co-starred in the critically acclaimed dramedy Ventilator, which was produced by Priyanka Chopra. His performance in the film was widely praised.[6][7]


Year Title Role Language
2003 Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye Hindi Film
2005 Pak Pak Pakkak Marathi Film
No Problem Marathi Film
2006 Majhi Maanas Marathi Film
Golmal Soham Marathi Film
Aaila Re!! Ranjan Marathi Film
2007 Ghar Doghanch Marathi Film
Panga Naa Lo Hindi Film
2009 Sumbaran Viru Marathi Film
Gulmohar Dr. Bhagwan Satpute Marathi Film
Hai Kai Nai Kai[8] Sadashiv Dhapane Marathi Film
2010 Navra Avali Baiko Lovely[9] Mahesh Marathi Film
2011 Bharat Mazza Desh Aahe[10] Marathi Film
Shala[11] Narumama Marathi Film
Guldasta Marathi Film
Zhakaas Marathi Film
2012 Matter[12] Babya Marathi Film
Kutumb[13] Namdev Marathi Film
Tukaram[14][15] Sant Tukaram Marathi Film
2013 Duniyadari 'Saai' Marathi Film
2013 The Attacks of 26/11 'constable' Hindi Film
2014 Singham Returns Hindi Film
2015 Baji Martand Marathi Film
2015 Kaakan Kisu Marathi Film
2015 Shasan Marathi Film
2015 Mhais Marathi Film
2016 Poshter Girl Up Sarapanch (Bharatrao Zende) Marathi Film
2016 Ventilator Prasanna Kamerkar Marathi Film
2017 Baghtos Kay Mujra Kar Nanasaheb Deshmukh Marathi Film
2017 TU. KA. PATIL Marathi Film [16]
2017 Poster Boys Photographer Hindi Film

TV serials[edit]

Year Title Role TV Channel Notes
Ghadlay Bighadlay Krishna Alpha Marathi
Campus -A Fair War Anchor Alpha Marathi Won: Best Anchor (Male) award at Aapla Alpha Awards, 2004.[17]
Won: Best Male Compere award at Maharashtra Times Sanman Awards, 2004.[18]
2009 Home Minister Anchor Zee Marathi Joshi replaced show's regular anchor Adesh Bandekar while Bandekar was contesting Maharashtra State Assembly election.[19]
Hasya Samrat Anchor Zee Marathi
2011 Marathi Paaul Padte Pudhe Anchor Zee Marathi
2012 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa (Season 11) Contestant Zee Marathi
2017 Toofan Aalaya Anchor Zee Marathi This show presented by Aamir Khan's Paani Foundation To fight with drought situation [20]


Title Role Language
Hum To Tere Aashiq Hain[21] Anil Pradhan Marathi
Prem Naam Hai Mera... Prem Chopra![22][23] Niranjan Marathi
Mukkam Post Bombilwadi Marathi
Chhel Chhabilo Gujarati Shyam Gujarati
Hamidabaichi Kothi Sattaar Bhai Marathi
Don Special Milind Bhagwat Marathi


  1. ^ "Star Pravah premieres National Award winning Best Marathi Film Shala". Indiantelevision.com. Retrieved 14 Mar 2012. 
  2. ^ "Jitendra Joshi - An Electrician turned Actor". Marathimovieworld.com. Retrieved 14 Mar 2012. 
  3. ^ "Zee Marathi to launch talent hunt show on 24 January". Indiantelevision.com. 22 Jan 2011. Retrieved 14 Mar 2012. 
  4. ^ "'Marathi Paaul Padte Pudhe...'- new reality show". Marathimovieworld.com. 24 Jan 2011. Retrieved 14 Mar 2012. 
  5. ^ Duniyadari
  6. ^ "Movie Review: Ventilator". filmfare.com. Retrieved 5 November 2016. 
  7. ^ "Ventilator Movie Review, Trailer, & Show timings at Times of India". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 5 November 2016. 
  8. ^ "Zee Talkies readies to release its 7th movie on 28 August". Indiantelevision.com. 27 Aug 2009. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  9. ^ "Jitendra Joshi speaks on 'Navra Avali Baiko Lovely'". Marathi Dhamal (interview in Marathi). Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  10. ^ "Bhaagerathi and Bharat Mazza Desh Ahe to premiere at IFFI". Indiantelevision.com. 12 Nov 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  11. ^ At NY’s Indian Film Festival, It’s All About Young Actors
  12. ^ Matter - Marathi Movie Review. Rajshri.com. 2 Mar 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  13. ^ Kutumb - Marathi Movie. 
  14. ^ (6 March 2012). Tukaram on screen, Afternoon (newspaper)
  15. ^ (10 April 2012). 'Sant Tukaram', The Times of India (photos from movie included in Times of India section on upcoming 2012 movies)
  16. ^ http://glamgold.com/machhindra-chates-next-tu-ka-patil/
  17. ^ "Alpha Marathi celebrates 5th birthday with Apla Alpha Awards". Indiantelevision.com. 12 Aug 2004. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  18. ^ "Alpha Marathi bags 12 awards at 'Maharashtra Times Sanman' awards". Indiantelevision.com. 16 Feb 2004. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  19. ^ "Marathi actor Adesh Bandekar to re-host 'Home Minister' show". Mumbai: DNA. 9 Jan 2010. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  20. ^ http://marathimovieworld.com/television/new-tv-show-toofan-aalaya-to-fight-draught-situation.php
  21. ^ "Hum To Tere Aashiq Hai". Mumbaitheatreguide.com. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  22. ^ "Prem Naam Hai Mera.... Prem Chopra! Play Review". Marathimovieworld.com. Archived from the original on 13 May 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  23. ^ "Darr-ling". Times of India. 18 Apr 2009. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 

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